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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1894-98 Bureau Issues, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 265
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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
283
PSE 98
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 283, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (265)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Mint N.H. with top part imprint selvage, near perfect centering, vivid color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1895 TYPE I WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE.

With 1992 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $3,000.00). Only one grades higher (at 100J, offered in our 2019 Gems sale)

105
1,700
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1347
PSE 100J
nh
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1347, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (265)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Mint N.H., mathematically perfect centering with Jumbo margins, gorgeous vivid color on bright paper

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A TRULY EXCEPTIONAL MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 2-CENT 1895 TYPE I WATERMARKED BUREAU ISSUE. THIS MAGNIFICENT STAMP HAS BEEN AWARDED THE GRADE OF GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- IT IS THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS ULTIMATE GRADE.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo, unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 100, SMQ $7,500.00 as 100). This is the only stamp to achieve this perfect grade in the P.S.E. Population Report. No other examples in any condition (Mint N.H., hinged or used) grade above 98J

105
7,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2018-03-08
The George "Buddy" Byers Collection of United States Stamps
558
PSE 80
nh
Sale Number 1175, Lot Number 558, 1895-98 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 264-284)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (265)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Mint N.H. wide top imprint and plate no. 97 strip of three, brilliant color, well-centered, Very Fine and choice, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80)

325
190
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2017-09-19
The Clipper City Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps
200
PSE 95
nh
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 200, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (265)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Mint N.H., radiant color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $950.00)

105
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2015-10-27
United States Stamps
184
PSE 90J
nh
Sale Number 1111, Lot Number 184, 1895-1903 Watermarked Bureau Issues (Scott 264-284)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (265)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Mint N.H., radiant color, Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $500.00)

82
450
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2015-07-28
United States Stamps
354
PSE 98J
 
Sale Number 1107, Lot Number 354, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-283)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (265)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Jumbo almost mathematically balanced margins, bright color and paper, neat machine cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $800.00 as 98, unpriced in higher grades), this is one of only two used examples at this lofty grade with none higher, the other ex Kirke

3
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2014-11-05
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Stamps and Covers
c
Sale Number 1084, Lot Number 3591, 1895 Watermarked Bureau Issue (Scott 264-278)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (265)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Bright color, tied by "New York N.Y. May 2 5-PM 1895" machine cancel on First Day cover to local address, Lawyer's Mortgage Insurance Co. return address, stamp lifted to verify watermark

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE EARLIEST POSSIBLE DAY OF USE OF THE NEW WATERMARKED ISSUE.

A postal document specified that the new watermarked stamps would be released to the public on May 2, 1895. This is the only recorded use of Scott 265 on this day.

Ex Berkun. With 1979 P.F. and 2005 A.P.S. certificates

E. 2,000-3,000
1,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2013-11-19
United States Stamps
3758
PSE 90J
nh
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3758, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-281)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (265)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Mint N.H. with top plate no. 80 selvage which is slightly reduced, wide margins and well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $235.00 as 90, $950.00 as 95)

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225
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2012-12-10
United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers
nh
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1885, 1894-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 246-284)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (265)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Mint N.H. with wide plate no. selvage at top, brilliant color, wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate for strip of four

82
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1894-98 Bureau Issues
2012-11-28
The Merlin Collection of Superb United States Stamps
247
PSE 95
nh
Sale Number 1034, Lot Number 247, 1895-98 Bureau Issues (Scott 264-284)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (265)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, almost perfectly centered with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $950.00), only three have graded higher

82
1,100
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